Mr.Slavchev

The cave of the testing troll

Manual testing has no future, manual testing has no past. It never existed!

In case I never stated it clearly enough on the pages of my blog, because I am normally saying this when I speak at  conferences – I absolutely disagree with the existence and the usefulness of the term “manual testing”. I truly believe testing has never been manual, nor it will ever become. I am […]

Software testing is not … easy to explain. Last part.

Software testing is not… Software testing is not … part 2. Software testing is not … part 3. Software testing is not… finding bugs part 4 Software testing is not … playing. Part 5 There it goes, finally I come to the final chapter of the series of what software testing is not. The topics […]

Software testing is not … part 3.

Links to the previous two parts: Software testing is not… Software testing is not … part 2. Software testing is not activity that could be performed by irreplaceable robots. I can say for sure that this is one of the most incorrect statements in testing and also one of the most toxic ones. Of course […]

Software testing is not … part 2.

Software testing is not … part 1. I am moving towards next couple of branches from the mind map that I posted in first post of the series of “Software testing is not…”. You can find the mind map following the link up here. Software testing is not … quality assurance. I wrote about it […]

Outdated testing concepts #4

Link to Outdated testing concept #1 Link to Outdated testing concept #2 Link to Outdated testing concept #3 I was having this internal struggle for a long time – certification. At first, I thought “it will be cool to be certified, it will probably drag some attention to me”, keeping in mind I was green […]

Outdated testing concepts # 3.

Link to Outdated concept #1 – Anyone can test. Link to Outdated concept #2 – The guardian of quality. This week’s outdated concept in testing will be kind of celebrity in its area, because it created so much confusion, so much excitement at the same time and is so often misused and misunderstood, that it’s probably […]

Outdated testing concepts #2

Link to part one: Outdated testing concepts #1 This week’s outdated concept will be dedicated to the “quality guardian” or “The gatekeeper to our product’s success”. Outdated concept # 2: The holy guardian of quality. The first stereotype that was branded in my brain, in the first months I started working as a tester was: “QA is […]